Human Resources

Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Committee

Management and administration of the Defined Contribution Retirement Plan is a shared responsibility.  In general, Human Resources is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Plan and the main contact for employee’s regarding enrollment and Plan provisions.

Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Committee

Members of the Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (DCRP) Committee are appointed by the Board of Trustees and have been delegated with the responsibility of administrative and fiduciary oversight of the Plan. 

The DCRP Committee is responsible for ensuring that the Defined Contribution Retirement Plan offers a diverse range of investments and monitors the performance of investment options to make sure participants are provided with a selection that is ‘best in class.’ 

Members:
Jeffrey Fernandez, Vice President of Operations & CFO
Kathi Benjamin, Director of Human Resources
Nicole Wright, Assistant Director, Benefits 
Contact: DCRetirementCommittee@whoi.edu

Non-Fiduciary Members:
Steven Jayne, Senior Scientist
Nanci Pacheco, Director of Business Systems
Malcolm Scully, Associate Scientist w/o Tenure
Ted Dengler, Trustee

Partners
Fiduciary Partner and Investment Consultant:
SageView Advisory Group

Retirement Plan Provider:
Diversified

Last updated: August 19, 2016